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The Winery

14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226
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Wine and Cheese Tasting in Queenstown
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The Winery is the largest tasting of New Zealand's best wines in the world . . . . taste over 80 wines in one place. There's no need for hours of travel to visit a few local wineries. The Winery is located right in the centre of Queenstown and is the only place where you can taste award winning, single vineyard and reserve wines sourced from boutique wineries across New Zealand. Choose the wines you taste; with the simple push of a button you can serve yourself either a taste, half or full glass. Over 700 wines are stocked so you can buy your favourite wines and ship them to over 30 countries with our door-to-door delivery service. Relax and unwind in the comfort of the leather lounge chairs as you enjoy award-winning local cheeses with delicious platters of salami's, breads and olive oils. 8 New Zealand, Scottish and Irish single malt Whisky's can also be tasted and the "Honey Hive" is a specialist Manuka honey store, all within The Winery.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“great concept” (37 reviews)
“nz wines” (36 reviews)
“cheese plate” (71 reviews)
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14 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 2226

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to try NZ wines but didn’t have time to visit the wine region of Central Otago. The Winery is in downtown Queenstown and has a good variety of NZ wines as well as wines from all over the world. They offer samples, half...More

Thank J L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little pricey, but I think it was worth it. You pay to load your card and then go to any of the stations where you use your card to purchase whichever size sample you'd like, some being more expensive than others. The guy working...More

1  Thank Eric T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a great idea, especially if you don't get chance to do any wine tours whilst in NZ. It gives you the chance to try lots of different wines and find which are to your taste. The place has a relaxed atmosphere so...More

Thank pboropixie
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I came to visit queenstown and came across the winery .. best choice i have ever made! Lovely wine , snacks and great customer service! If you are near by please give them a visit!!!

2  Thank nievesk5
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

A great fun way to taste lots of New Zealand wines without having to leave the centre of Queenstown. My friend and I went 3 times in 2 days! You get a 'wine credit card' and can taste as much as you like! Lovely and...More

1  Thank sarahpetch112
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

If you're short of time and can't get to all the amazing vineyards around the South Island, then definitely visit the winery for a tasting of all the local wines. You can also sit and enjoy a class of wine / beer and nibble on...More

2  Thank Mel P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

What better way to try the wines of New Zealand then using self serve dispensing stations! Saves all that travel to various wineries, the convenience of easy comparisons and solves the "who will drive" problem if staying in Queenstown. Even if you are planning to...More

1  Thank freeamac
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We came early afternoon on a weekday, so we really had the place to ourselves for a while. I really love the concept, I am not a wine drinker but I really enjoyed the experience of tasting all the varieties they had to offer (actually...More

1  Thank Min90
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience at The Winery in Queenstown NZ In a quiet and comfortable setting, there were 100's of wines to taste from New Zealand. We ordered a beautiful cheese tray and then began our tasting. Helped by friendly and knowledgeable staff, we...More

Thank Patricia V
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

This place is definitely worth visiting if you like wine. Coming from Australia where we have a fantastic choice of world class wines at reasonable prices I have been a bit shocked at the price of wine in New Zealand so to be able to...More

Thank Brent H
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Narelle D
Just wondering what the approx prices are for 'tastings', ½glass, or full glass? I guess it depends on the wine one is sampling.
28 April 2016|
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Response from helloAdelaide | Reviewed this property |
All the way from $35 for 25ml of Penfolds Grange Hermitage down. But you can choose some that are quite reasonably priced and get a good range. But you also have the opportunity to taste some wines that you probably could... More